Chocolate Nut Cookies Recipe
Folks are quick to grab one of these cookies when they see they're chocolate. Once they discover the nuts and vanilla chips, they grad a second and sometimes a third. This recipe moved with me from Kentucky to Arizona and now to Ohio! — Farralee Baldwin, Centerville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:30 servings
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon almond extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup baking cocoa
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup white baking chips
- 1 cup chopped almonds
- 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extract. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chips and nuts.
- 2. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7-9 minutes. Cool on pans for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: about 5 dozen.
1 serving (2 each) equals 178 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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